This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the major issues involved in providing case management services within a correctional environment.
There will be an emphasized focus on three major areas of theory and practice: assessment, supervision and teamwork in effective risk management. Additional discussions will seek to include topics such as special groups of offenders, victim issues and restorative justice approaches. Through online learning, students will have an opportunity to review and critique relevant literature and controversial topics in the management of offenders in institutional and community settings. Case study examples will be used to illustrate various scenarios in theory and practice. Finally, students will be able to explain the roles of case managers in the supervision of offenders in institutional and community settings.
Students must have been admitted to the program to take this course. Admission to the program requires a diploma and/or a degree from an accredited university or CAAT.